David S. Smith

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David Shiverick Smith (January 25, 1918 – April 13, 2012)[1] was the United States ambassador to Sweden from 1976–1977.

Smith was born in Omaha, Nebraska, the son of Anna (née Shiverick) and Floyd Monroe Smith.[2][3] He was appointed by President Dwight D. Eisenhower as a Trustee of the National Cultural Center. Smith was a Board member of the Council of American Ambassadors. He graduated magna cum laude from Dartmouth College (where he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa), the Sorbonne, and Columbia University Law School.

His niece was actress Anne Ramsey.


  1. [http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/nytimes/obituary.aspx?pid=157274587 DAVID S. SMITH Obituary]
  2. "Frank D. Blake". Pqasb.pqarchiver.com. 1958-12-17. Retrieved 2013-10-13.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. Special to The New York Times. (1954-05-14). "MISS ANNE MOBLEY TO BE WED JUNE 26 - Former U. of North Carolina Student Engaged to Logan Ramsey Jr., Admiral's Son - Marriage Announcement - NYTimes.com". Select.nytimes.com. Retrieved 2013-10-13.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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Diplomatic posts
Preceded by
Robert Strausz-Hupé
U.S. Ambassador to Sweden
1976 -1977
Succeeded by
Rodney O'Gliasain Kennedy-Minott